Message From Chief Enrollment Management Officer

As the Chief Enrollment Management Officer for Charles R. Drew University, I am thrilled to welcome you to the Enrollment Management Services (EMS) section of the CDU website. The Enrollment Management Office’s aim is to provide individualized experience for both prospective students and parents throughout the process of enrollment. 

The EMS department is happy to arrange campus tours for both individuals and groups. This is an office that is proactively engaged with the community, school districts, various organizations and colleges. We are charged daily with spreading the “good news” about Charles R. Drew University and its mission to provide education, research, and clinical service in the context of community engagement and social justice. CDU trains healthcare leaders who promote wellness, who provide care with excellence and compassion and who are committed to transforming the health of diverse and underserved communities.

CDU Advantage:
CDU student experience is defined by:

  • Research
  • Social justice
  • Global education
  • Community engagement
  • Health policy

In essence, the CDU Advantage is a promise of specialized education that creates medical and health LEADERS who are able to conduct and translate empirical works in their never‐ending quests for social justice and health equity globally and who in partnership with the community serve as agents, activists, and advocates for policy reform and catalysts for societal transformation, especially for the underserved populations.

Visit CDU - Please join us for our next campus event and learn more about CDU’s programs, campus life, enrollment process, housing and financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Any time you visit our campus we guarantee you will find your experience to be informative and rewarding. 

Graduate and Undergraduate Programs - Charles R. Drew University offers various undergraduate programs which provides students an opportunity to engage in research, leadership training and community service. We aspire to prepare graduates to pursue their goals for professional and advanced degrees in health care, health policy, or biomedicine. To learn more about the academic programs and admissions requirements, I encourage to review our admissions pages.

Financial Aid and Scholarships - The financial aid process for undergraduate and graduate students can be daunting. Charles R. Drew University aims to assist in navigating through financial aid terms and processes with ease. Our dedicated staff is available to answer questions and offer individualized assistance. To begin, visit the financial aid section of the website. Financial Aid information is updated frequently and provides the best place to begin your search for grants, scholarship and other financial aid eligibility.

Apply Now - If you are ready to begin the enrollment process your first step is to apply now and select your program of interest. 

Questions- For any regarding the enrollment and admissions process- If you have questions regarding your program of interest or the enrollment and admissions process please go to the contact us page

Thank you for your interest in Charles R. Drew University and I look forward to serving you.

Karen Jackson
Chief Enrollment Management Officer
(323) 563-5930
karenjackson@cdrewu.edu